Tag Archives: Peace

Peaceworks protests Whiteman Air Force Base on November 17th

The question is blowing in the wind… While remembering the 50 year old loss of JFK in 1963, protesters revisited Whiteman AFB’s Spirit Gate on Sunday November 17th. At the entrance to militarism and drone activity, Mark Kenney, Brian Terrell and Ron Faust were arrested in 2012 for refusing to leave the base when ordered […]

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Peaceworks activists make cover of Saturday’s Kansas City Star

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Nuclear weapons protesters were in court Sept. 4

On July 13th Peaceworks staged a protest at Kansas City’s nuclear weapons parts plant which 80+ protesters took part. Twenty-four protesters crossed the line at that action and were detained by police on the scene. Thirteen of those protesters were in court wednesday September 4th. Five of the protesters plead not guilty and will have […]

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Line-crossing at Offut AFB leads to 6-month sentence for long-time resister

   Jerry Ebner of Omaha joined others in an annual line-crossing onto Offut Air Force Base near Omaha Dec. 28, 2012, and—given his history of civil resistance—on July 25 was sentenced to 6 months in federal prison. TheOmaha World Herald, in a July 25 story (http://www.omaha.com/article/20130725/NEWS/130729274/1694), said the judge issued the sentence even though Ebner, 62, […]

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